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Our popular annual drawing event is on again! Join us in a day of creativity as we enjoy a day of artistic exploration and create your own iconic image of Boyd's Shoalhaven landscape.
Arthur Boyd’s drawings and paintings of the Shoalhaven grace the walls of galleries around the world. His love for Bundanon, so eloquently captured on canvas, has inspired generations of artists to visit the Bundanon properties.
At the Big Draw you're invited to create your own interpretations of this wonderful Shoalhaven landscape.
Whether you follow your inner muse or take guidance from our acclaimed arts education team, it's a day of creative freedom for all ages and skill levels.
The Big Draw is part of an international movement encouraging the public to put everything else aside and draw for the day.
BYO picnic - all materials provided!
About Bundanon Homestead & Riversdale
Bundanon was gifted to the Australian people by renowned artist Arthur Boyd and his wife Yvonne. Spread over 1,100 hectares of bush and farming land, the property boasts iconic buildings and a nationally significant collection of artwork.
Visitors can access two spectacular rural properties on the Shoalhaven River near Nowra: Bundanon and Riversdale.
Bundanon Homestead is open Sundays throughout the year and Saturdays during summer. The heritage listed homestead houses a diverse collection of artworks from the Boyd family and entering Arthur Boyd’s studio is a memorable experience. Guided tours are available to provide details of the rich art history and works on display.
The surrounding grounds are perfect for a family outing with established bushwalking trails and a large lawn for picnics. This property also hosts Australia’s largest artist-in-residence program.
Riversdale is open to the public for special events and regular concerts. It is home to the internationally acclaimed Boyd Education Centre. A unique creative arts programs sees thousands of children visit for art workshops and education each year.
Enjoy a tranquil, cultural and unique day out at this beautiful and historical property - only 90 minutes from Wollongong and 20 minutes from Nowra.
170 Riversdale Road, Illaroo, NSW 2540
533 Bundanon Rd, Illaroo NSW 2540
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